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Ethiopia says town seized in Tigray, conflict embroils Eritrea

Ethiopia says town seized in Tigray, conflict embroils Eritrea

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government said on Monday it had captured another town in the northern Tigray region after nearly two weeks of fighting in a conflict already spilling into Eritrea ...

Airports near Ethiopia's Tigray state attacked with rockets

Airports near Ethiopia's Tigray state attacked with rockets

Two airports in Ethiopia's Amhara state which neighbours Tigray where federal troops are fighting local forces were targeted by rocket fire late on Friday, the government said.

UN warns of war crimes in spiralling Ethiopia conflict

UN warns of war crimes in spiralling Ethiopia conflict

The United Nations warned Friday of possible war crimes in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray, after 10 days of fighting that the country's prime minister claimed had his enemy "in the final throes of death".

Ethiopia names new Tigray head as conflict boils

Ethiopia names new Tigray head as conflict boils

Ethiopia sought to tighten its grip on the rebellious Tigray region on Friday by appointing a new local leader during a military offensive that has killed hundreds and shaken the wider Horn of Africa region.

Food aid, medical supplies blocked from Ethiopia's Tigray, UN warns

Food aid, medical supplies blocked from Ethiopia's Tigray, UN warns

Aid agencies are unable to restock food, health and other emergency supplies in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, where federal troops are fighting with local forces, the United Nations warned on Thursday.

Ethiopian journalists arrested as Tigray conflict worsens, refugees flee to Sudan

Ethiopian journalists arrested as Tigray conflict worsens, refugees flee to Sudan

Ethiopia's human rights commission condemned the arrest of journalists as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pressed ahead with a military offensive in a northern region against local leaders defiant of his authority.

Ethiopia's Tigray conflict risks spreading south

Ethiopia's Tigray conflict risks spreading south

The ruling party of Ethiopia's Tigray region, where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed last week ordered a military campaign that has Africa's second most populous nation careening towards a potential civil war

Ethiopia's PM seeks to regain control over restive Tigray region

Ethiopia's PM seeks to regain control over restive Tigray region

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sought to re-establish authority over the northern Tigray region on Saturday, a day after launching air strikes amid reports that Tigrayan forces had seized control of federal military sites and weapons.

UN chief 'deeply alarmed' by armed clashes in Ethiopia's Tigray

UN chief 'deeply alarmed' by armed clashes in Ethiopia's Tigray

The head of the United Nations said he was deeply alarmed by fighting in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, where federal troops have been exchanging fire with the powerful ethnic faction ...

Ethiopia MPs back state of emergency in Tigray amid military campaign

Ethiopia MPs back state of emergency in Tigray amid military campaign

Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday endorsed a six-month state of emergency in the northern region of Tigray, a day after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered military operations there in an escalation of a long-running feud.

Ethiopia sends army into Tigray region, heavy fighting reported

Ethiopia sends army into Tigray region, heavy fighting reported

Heavy fighting broke out in Ethiopia's Tigray region on Wednesday, diplomatic sources said, after the prime minister launched military operations in response to what he said was an attack on federal troops.